Company: Galena Park ISD
Location: Houston , TX
Category: General, Skilled & Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/8/2018


Responsible for keeping District’s locking and passage hardware in good working order. Responsible for establishing, maintaining, and generating schedules for re-keying of existing facilities and new construction projects. Maintain an accurate lock and key inventory.


  • Maintain a master set of keys and key register for all district facilities.
  • Generate bidding schedules for all district re-keying and new construction projects.
  • Inspect, repair, and install door lock equipment, as well as panic devices.
  • Assist in the development of specifications for purchase of locking devices and door closure repair parts.
  • Repair and install door closers throughout the district.
  • Maintain assigned district equipment to ensure continued service ability of the equipment.
  • Follow safety procedures at all times.
  • Safe operation of district vehicle.
  • Install and help electronic technicians diagnosis problems with electronic panic bars, mortice locks, and stand alone locks.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience:

  • Graduate of accredited locksmith school or
  • Journeymen locksmith with 3 years experience.
  • School district, college or state buildings experience preferred.
  • Best lock core system required


Minimum Education/Certification:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License; insurable by District’s insurance carrier
  • Completion of apprenticeship or technical school program preferred


Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of communication equipment, personal computers and security software
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to flexible hours when required
  • Ability to key and repair locks, exit devices, and door closures
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and written reference material
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. without assistance



Key machine, computer, hand and power tools, ladders and step stools as needed.



Mental Demands:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Physical Demands / Environmental Factors:

  • Heavy lifting and carrying 50 pounds and more.
  • Standing, walking, kneeling, repeated bending and reaching above shoulders
  • Operation of a motor vehicle
  • Outside and inside work, excessive humidity, exposure to dust
  • Works around machinery and moving parts
  • Works on ladders
Houston , TX 77015
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